H&R Block

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is H&R Block doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 39

H&R Block has a DitchCarbon Score of 39 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in their sustainability practices. This score reflects a moderate level of carbon intensity in their operations. The company can aim to reduce its carbon intensity to enhance its sustainability performance and increase its score.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

H&R Block is a company in the services sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

H&R Block, located in the United States, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental condition supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 4.85% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1955 by brothers Henry W. and Richard A. Bloch, H&R Block is a prominent player in the tax preparation industry, headquartered in Kansas City. The company offers a wide range of services including professional tax return preparation, DIY tax software products, and additional Tax Plus services. With a global presence, H&R Block operates approximately 12,000 retail tax offices worldwide and has generated over $3 billion in annual revenues, preparing 23 million tax returns globally.

Bad news, H&R Block hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

H&R Block has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

H&R Block should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions from their operations.
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Our methodology

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